William Marshall

Bank: Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: London Bishopsgate office

Died: 27 April 1942


William Keay Falconer Marshall was born on 5 September 1915, the son of John Albert Marshall and his wife Maud Barbara Bryce Marshall. In October 1933, when he was 18 years old, he went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Kinross branch. In April 1937 he transferred to the bank's London Bishopsgate office. 


In August 1940 Marshall left the bank to go on military service, become a wireless operator and air gunner in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Sergeant Marshall was killed in air operations over Norway on 27 April 1942. He was 26 years old.


William Marshall is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh.

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